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UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN -STOUT - MENOMONIE, WISCONSIN 54751 





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of the practical 
with the academic. 



For some college students, leaving the classroom and 
entering the world of work can be somewhat of a shock. 
Although most college graduates have more than 17 years of 
academic preparation, many have had little exposure to actual' 
job situations. 

But that's not a problem for those Stout students who 
participate in the University's Field Experience program. Now 
in its eighth year, the program allows students to earn 
academic credit while working in actual job situations. Unlike 
the "internships" that many universities require of senior 
students, Stout's Field Experience provides a greater variety of 
job situations and is open to underclassmen. 

Jack Ganzemiller, director of the program, explains that 
students are given credit for the learning experience they 
receive on the job, as it relates to their studies at Stout. But 
the simple fact that students are working is not the reason 
academic credit is awarded, he pointed out. "The reason we 
are awarding academic credit is because of learning obtained 
from the experience relating to the student's major, minor or 
concentration," Ganzemiller noted. Since Field Experience is 
treated as a college course, students must obtain approval from 
the chairman of the department sponsoring the credit. 

More than 2,000 students have now received credit for work 
in hundreds of different jobs. Wages may range from non- 
salaried volunteer work to as much as $10 an hour, according 
to Ganzemiller. 

He said that the program is an attempt to "blend the 
realities of the real world into the theories students learn in 
class and to show that both have their attributes." 

Employment might be as close as Menomonie, or as far 
away as Caracas, Venezuela, where one Hotel and Restaurant 
Management major served for a summer as a sales trainee. 
Business Administration majors have listed Field Experience 
jobs such as salesman, warehouse group leader, assistant 
foreman, and real estate broker. Early Childhood Education 
majors have held jobs as teacher's aid, playground leader and 
waterfront director. Fashion Merchandising and Clothing, 
Textiles and Design majors have worked in a variety of sales 
positions. Jobs for Home Economics Education majors range 
from power machine operator to baker's helper. Industrial 
Education and Industrial Technology majors work as car- 
penters, draftsmen, welders, mechanics, design technicians, 
production engineers and material handlers. 



"Every year the list expands in scope," said Ganzemiller. 
"The reason we got into this is that no matter how much 
laboratory space you have or how many relevant faculty 
members there are, you can't simulate the environment of the 
free enterprise system or the type of relationship you have 
with people when you are working in industry," he noted. 

He pointed out that the typical high school and college 
student grows up primarily within a small group of teachers, 
parents and peers of similar background. But when students 
enter the business world, they often find that they are dealing 
with people from very diverse backgrounds."A lot of students 
are perplexed with how to deal with these situations," he 
said. 

To help them, students submit weekly reports on their 
activities in which they outline both problems and accomplish- 
ments. Other assistance is also available to students from 
faculty coordinators to which they are assigned. Generally, 
students receive two credits for each semester or summer of 
off-campus work. One credit is awarded for work in the field 
and ithe second for a written report which is required from 
each student. The report includes duties, responsibilities, 
problems and solutions within the job. It must also show how 
the Field Experience relates to specific courses on campus and 
to the student's own vocational objectives. 

After returning to campus, each student participates in an 
evening seminar with five or six other students who have also 
obtained similar or related Field Experience. 

Students are also expected to set weekly objectives and to 
describe specific learning achievements they attain. 

In many instances, the Field Experience allows the students 
to learn more about specific careers, before making final 
decisions on their majors. "Many students really don't know 
what careers they want," Ganzemiller said. "We want to get 
them into the working environment early enough to help them 
make these kinds of decisions." 

Some students may decide to enter the type of industry in 
which they receive their Field Experience. Others may end up 
teaching the subjects they experience as high school, voca- 
tional school and junior college instructors. 

Reaction to the idea has been good and students have 
expressed a variety of benefits they can relate to their 



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education. "I can't see how a person in my major can go out 
and teach without working in industry," one Industrial 
Education major wrote in his evaluation sheet. "It (the 
program) helped me to gain a new outlook on my field and of 
people in general." 

"My experience was fantastic,"' wrote a Home Economics 
Education major. "I would like to share it with more people. I 
think it could get them motivated to do more and see the 
many possibilities for education majors." 

A Hotel and Restaurant Management major said, "I had no 
experience in hotel and restaurant management until I worked 
in the field this past summer. My classes are more meaningful 
now. I could have earned more money in my old job, but with 
Field Experience I gained 100 percent more." 

A Fashion Merchandising major had a similar reaction. "I 
took my Field Experience early in my college career and now I 
can see the classes in the light of experience," she said. 

Some students said that the program also provided valuable 
experience for the employer and others stressed the impor- 
tance of students relating summer jobs to their academic 
fields. A few indicated they changed their - majors after finding 
out what it was like to work in a chosen field. 

While providing the students exposure to the world of work, 
Field Experience has an even more important effect on its 
participants; that is, a change in attitude. Ganzemiller said that 
most Field Experience students develop a more realistic 
attitude toward work and, in many cases, these students show 
a distinct improvement in the kind of work they do when they 
return to the classroom. 

And there is another benefit many students never even 
anticipate. Field Experience often opens the door for per- 
manent employment. "After graduation, students often go 
back to the company in which they obtained their . Field 
Experience," Ganzemiller said. 



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Bowman 
Returns 



The name Clyde Bowman is 
familiar to most Stout alumni. 
Some remember him as the 
much-liked Dean of Industrial 
Education or the Acting Pres- 
ident. Others know him as the 
man for whom Bowman Hall— 
the tower building— was named. 
In any case, Bowman occupies 
an important part of the Stout 
history. And . so it was with 
befitting enthusiasm that 
Bowman was received last spring 
when he returned to campus 
after more than 20 years retire- 
ment. 

Still interested in education 
and with Stout, he journeyed 
from his Laguna Hills, Calif., 
home to receive the University's 
Distinguished Alumni Award 
and to chat with Chancellor 
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and developments that have 
taken place in the institution 
since he left in 1953. 

Bowman received his diploma 
from Stout in 1 909 , followed by 
additional degrees from Colum- 
bia University and University of 
Wisconsin-Madison. He joined 
the Stout staff in 1919 as the 
first Dean of Industrial Educa- 
tion. When Lorenzo Dow 
Harvey, the University's first 
President passed away in 1922, 
Bowman was appointed Acting 
President. He served in that 
capacity for nearly a year, 






before Burton E. Nelson was 
appointed a successor to Harvey. 

Bowman was always a favorite 
of the Stout faculty and many 
staff members maintain contact 
with him today. "Bowman- 
ology," a system of charts and 
graphs he used to organize facts, 
continues to be part of the Stout 
lore. 

His agenda last spring here at 
Stout included a special recep- 
tion in the Student Union and a 
picture taking session during 
which we asked him to pose 
next to the tower building. 



Eight Faculty Members Retire 



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The retirement of eight faculty members at Stout has been 
announced by Chancellor Robert S. Swanson. They include 
Ralph G. Iverson, assistant chancellor for Student Services, 
who will retire Jan. 1 ; and John A. Jarvis, professor of 
industrial teacher education and former vice-president for 
Academic Affairs, who retired July 1 . Other staff members 
retiring last summer included Miss Ella Jane Meiller, admin- 
istrator of the Department of Food and Nutrition; Gustave 
Wall, professor of education and psychology; Mrs. Lorna 
Lengfeld, professor of speech; Miss Karen Boe, assistant 
professor of English; Henry Redkey, professor of vocational 
rehabilitation; and Mrs. Florence Blank, assistant professor of 
early childhood education. 



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Under Iverson's leadership, the Division of Student Services 
was established at Stout. The unit includes offices such as 
admission, financial aids, records, counseling, placement, food 
service and student living areas. In announcing Iverson's 
retirement, Swanson called him a "key figure on the Stout 
campus," noting the variety and depth of the many services 
Iverson created for students on campus. "Although he has had 
a considerable part in the growth of the University, he never 
lost sight of an even more important development— the growth 
of the student," Swanson said. "His background and training 
and natural feel for people has caused him to maintain a key 
interest in student welfare." 

Iverson holds degrees form Augustana College, Sioux Falls, 
S.D.; the University of Minnesota; and the University of 
California. He has served in a variety of positions in education 
including principal of Rutland, S.D., High School; superintend- 
ent of schools at Rutland, superintendent of schools, Jasper, 
Minn.; assistant principal of University High School, University 
of Minnesota; and professor and head of the Education 
Department at Luther College, Decorah, la. He served briefly 
as assistant professor of education and psychology at Stout in 
1946, joining the staff again in 1951. 

Under Iverson's leadership, Stout's Master's degree program 
in guidance was established. "Dr. Iverson saw the need and 
potential for a considerable increase in guidance counselors at 
the elementary, secondary and technical institute levels," 



Swanson said, adding the major Iverson developed is now one 
of the largest and most respected in the region. 

Iverson was also responsible for the development and 
operation of Stout's annual Guidance Conference, which is 
now considered one of the largest meetings of its kind in the 
country. The Conference has continued uninterrupted for 21 
years and now draws several thousand persons each year from 
throughout the Midwest. 

While on the Stout staff, he held a variety of administrative 
posts including director of Student Personnel Services, dean of 
Student Services, and vice-president of Student Services. From' 
December 1971, until September 1972, Iverson headed the 
institution as acting chancellor. "His role in administering the 
University left no doubt about his outstanding leadership 
capabilities, and he made the position of Chancellor an easy 
one to assume," Swanson said. "His steady mature approach, 
always thinking of how decisions will affect people, has aided 
Stout in keeping on the right track in furthering the goals for 
education and the community." Swanson said that he con- 
sidered it a distinct honor to have worked with Iverson over 
the years, first as a student in his classes, then as a fellow 
faculty member and administrator. Calling Iverson "truly a 
Stout man," Swanson said,'"His presence will be truly missed 
on this campus, but the many ideas he has contributed will 
continue to develop and grow." 

Iverson has been active in numerous professional organiza- 
tions. He has served as chairman of the Wisconsin Education 
Association's Council on Education, a delegate to the Amer- 
ican Personnel Guidance Association Assembly, treasurer of 
the Wisconsin Personnel and Guidance Association and a 
member of the Governor's Committee on Children and Youth. 
A banquet in honor of Iverson will be held Friday, Nov. 30, 
and all alumni are invited to attend. The banquet will take 
place at 7 p.m., in the. Stout Commons, preceded by a 6:30 
reception in the Glass Lounge.. Reservations, at $6.50 per 
plate, can be made by contacting Sam Wood, dean of students. 
Checks should be made payable to the "Iverson Committee." 
Jarvis had been a faculty member at Stout for 27 years and 
headed the University's academic division during much of the 
dramatic growth of the institution. A nationally acclaimed 
professor of industrial education, he also served as acting 
president of Stout in the winter of 1971 . He had been teaching 
industrial arts on campus since stepping down as vice-president 
for Academic Affairs in 1971 . 

In announcing his retirement, Swanson said Jarvis will be 
"long remembered for his great contributions to Stout." 
Swanson said that when Jarvis came to Stout as a faculty 
member in 1946, he was very quickly recognized by both 
students and faculty as an unusual individual. '-'Many were 
predicting that he would be in a leadership role," Swanson 
said. 

Jarvis was appointed dean of industrial education in 1953. 
He was named the chief academic officer when he was 
appointed dean of instruction in 1964, a position which later 
became vice-president of Academic Affairs. 

Swanson cited Jarvis' contribution to the "professional 
advancement of many persons now on the faculty and 
administration at Stout, as well as those in public schools and 
industry throughout the United States." 

Jarvis holds degrees from University of Wisconsin— Madison, 
Stout, Wayne University and the University of Minnesota. He 
served three and one-half years in the U.S. Navy during World 
War II and was the commanding officer for an anti-aircraft 
training center. 

His teaching experience has included Flint, Mich., Junior 

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The growth of technology in the 20th Century has been paralleled by a concern 
that the humanistic aspect of our society not be lost to the machine. Stout has shown 
leadership in addressing itself to that concern with an emphasis on both the practical 
aspect of technology and the humanistic aspect of art. The relationship to these two 
important parts of education is expressed in this photo essay by John Williams, 
coordinator of photography, here at Stout. 




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Class syotes 



1922-1925 

Doing volunteer work as "Mr. Fixit" in a 
retirement home is LAWRENCE W. 
KUNKLEDip. '22, Quarryville, Pa. 

GUY TOLLERUD Dip. '23, BS '30 is 
doing long range educational and facility 
planning for Golden Valley Lutheran Col- 
lege, Minneapolis, Minn. 

Doing public opinion surveys is ZELLA 
PATTERSON HANNAS Dip. '23, Green 
Bav. 

HARRY W. HEIDEMAN Dip. .'23, BS 
'34, Louisville, Ky., is teaching defensive 
driving to retired people twice a year. 

THOMAS E. RICHARDS Dip. '23, BS 
'26, MS '48, Winona, Minn., has traveled 
around the world and to every state except 
Arizona and New Mexico. 

ELIVIRA WEST Dip. '23, BS '25, Iron- 
wood, Mich., retired after teaching 38 years 
in Detroit, She is very active in several 
organizations. 

COROLLA POFFRATH SORUM Dip. 
'23, Minneapolis, traveled throughout the 
USA first and since has traveled all over the 
world, including the Orient, Africa, Europe 
and the Holy Land. 

Although retired, KENNETH CLARK 
Dip. '23, BS '26, Southfield, Mich., is the 
editor of a senior citizen publication. 

President-elect of the Illinois Retired 
Teachers Association is ROY DAMBERG 
Dip. '23, BS '32, Galesburg, I1L 

Since retirement, HERBERT B. LARSEN 
Dip. '23, BS '40 has traveled twice to 
Scandinavia, all parts of the United States 
and east to west in Canada. 

Since retiring in 1966, LILAH SHOLES 
JENSEN Dip. '24, Bloomington, Minn., has 
traveled extensively in the United States and 
the Orient. 

MARGUERITE MOWERS VESPERMAN 
Dip. '24, Eau Claire, is a comptroller for 
Chippewa Valley Sporting Goods which is 
owned by her husband. 

MABEL E. SPINK Dip. '24, BS '39, 
Platteville, has traveled five times to the 
Scandinavian and European countries since 
retirement. 

Although retired, ROBERT M. SHIELDS 

Dip '24, Boyne City, Mich., still does sub- 
stitute teaching. He is also an active member 
of several organizations. 

PAUL H. HUBER Dip. '24, BS, '31, MS 
'40, Douglas, Ariz., is president of Chochise 
County Retired Teachers Assocation. 
Although retired, he frequently does sub- 
stitute teaching. 

CARL '25 and LILLIAN FALKENRATH 
GAVIC BS '25, Indianapolis, Ind„ traveled 
to Scandinavia in 1969, Europe in 1971 and 
this year to Hawaii 

1930-1951 



Honored by Stout in 1966 as a distin- 
guished alumnus, HENRIETTE QUILLING 

BS '31, MS '37, St Paul, retired July 31 as 
supervisor of Home Services Department for 
Northern States Power Co. She has been a 
member of the Stout Foundation Advisory 
Board since 1962, and was a member of the 
Board of Directors and vice-president of the 
Board from 1964 to 1969. She expects to 
travel around the world this fall. 

EARL SWOYER '33 retired this spring 
from his position as industrial arts teacher in 
a junior high school in Hazleton, Pa. Earl 
and his wife visited the Stout campus in 
June. 

MARTHA BUBECK SCHMIDT '34 is 

counselor for the Madison Public Schools. 
Each summer, she serves as a counselor for 
the Foreign Study League and this summer 
accompanied students to Italy, Russia, 
Hungary, Austria and England. 

E. C. HOERNEMANN '35 is retired and 
lives, at Elk Point on Tainter Lake in Colfax. 

DORR C. SNOYENBOS '35, personnel 
director at the Oak Creek plant of Delco 
Electronics, retired recently, ending a 30 
year career with General Motors. He has also 
been a member of the Stout Board of 
Visitors. 

EVELYN F. BERG KLUG '43, Cedar- 
burg, is a supervisor-coordinator in home 
economic^' at Port Washington Campus of 
Milwaukee Area Technical College. Her son ' 
WILLIAM '71 is completing his first year as 
a Peace Corps volunteer in Kenya, Africa. 

After serving the Baltimore County 
Public Schools for 33 years, WILLIAM A. 
ODELL '39 has retired. 

VINCENT MYRICK '37, Altoona, 
teaches at District One Technical Institute 
in Eau Claire. He is president of the Wiscon- 
sin Association for Vocational and Adult 
Education. 

ARTHUR B. MATHER '38, Sheboygan, 
is the owner and operator of the Mather 
Kitchen Mart, as well as a custom cabinet 
shop. 

IRVING V. BEHM '43, Hampton, Va., 
visited the Stout campus in May to enroll 
his son for the 1973-74 school year. While 
enrolled at Stout, he was a featured soloist 
with the Symphonic Singers. 

JOHN E. BAIRD '47 visited the Stout 
campus in July. He is currently with the 
California Department of Water Resources 
in Fresno. 

HAL J. CHRISTIANSON '49, Rock Falls, 
I1L, is a department head at Rock Falls 
Township High School where he teaches 
woodworking and power mechanics. His 
wife JEAN (SCHWALBE) '49 reports that 
he is building an all wood structured 
airplane. 



The Stout Alumnus 

The Stout Alumnus is an official 
publication of University of Wis- 
consin-Stout. It is published quarter- 
ly and entered at the post office in 
Menomonie, Wis., as third class 
matter. 

Jack Wile Alumni Director 

John K. Enger Editor 

Judy Olson .... Ass't to the Editor 



Retired since 1966, WALDO H. BERRY 

MS '50 and wife spend six to seven months 
in Bradenton Beach, Fla. The rest of the 
year they reside in Tomahawk. 

GARTH E. WILCOX BS '51, MS '64 is 
the local vocational education coordinator 
(LVEC) for the Tomahawk School System. 

1953-1962 

In addition to raising four children, 
DOROTHY MESSERSCHMIDT 
GROEMLING '53 is currently writing 
household hints for an almanac. 

JAMES E. COOK '53 is vice- president for 
research and development at Kellogg 
Community College, Battle Creek, Mich. 

DONALD O'BRIEN MS '56 is vocational 
department head at Cooley Senior High 
School in Detroit. 

ROBERT A. ERICKSON BS '56, MS '58, 
MS '60, New Richmond, is project director 
for the State of Minnesota Department of 
Corrections. 

RICHARD T. ANDERSON '57 is director 
of Waukesha County Technical Institute in 
Waukesha. 

DONALD E. BS MS '57 and MARY 
SEPPANEN MAURER '56 reside in 
Clerhson, S.C. He is professor of industrial 
education at Clemson University. 

MARLYS PETTIS SCHNEIDER '59 is 
teaching pre-school children with the Head 
Start program in Alexandria, Minn. She 
hopes to locate a teaching job in home 
economics and move to Rice Lake sometime 
this fall. 

Residents of Minnetonka, Minn, are 
ROBERT F. '61 and DONITA BEGUHN 
PAPAS '60. He is chairman of the Depart- 
ment of Graphics Communications at the 
New Hennepin Technical Center in Eden 
Prairie, Minn. 

Working as a consulting dietitian for the 
hospital and nursing home in Dillon, Mont., 
is JEAN OWEN POFF '61. 

WARREN JOHNSON '61, Wausau, has 
been promoted to chief engineer at Wausau 
Paper Mills in Brokaw. 

JACK GUSTAFSON BS '61, MS '62, 
Manitowoc, received an outstanding service 
award from the Wisconsin Driver and Traffic 
Safety Education Association. 

JOEL L. BAHR '62 was recently pro- 
moted to division manager for Condo- 
minium Development. 

JULIANN THOMPSON MARTIN '62, 
Rialto, Calif., is an instructor of foods and 
nutrition at San Bernardino Valley College. 

LAUREN WARFORD MS '62 visited the 
Stout campus in June. Before retirement, he 
was head of the printing department at 
Junction City Senior High in Junction City, 
Kan. He earned his Master's by attending 
summer school at Stout for nine summers 
between 1946 and 1962. 



1965-1972 

DENNIS HARMS '65, a native of Colfax, 
is now an international guide in Chugiak, 



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Alaska. He taught industrial arts a short 
time in Anchorage, but preferred the out- 
door life. He also pilots his own airplane, 

ROBERT D. FRUTH '66, Bolingbrook, 
IlL, has been promoted to department 
manager of pulp finishing operations of the 
Midwestern Surgical Dressings Plant of 
Johnson and Johnson in Chicago. He has 
been with the company since 1970. 




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RALPH D. EDELBACH MS '66, Trenton, 
N. J., received his Ed. D. degree from 
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N. J. 

GEORGE L. WENTHE '67 recently 
purchased a small printing business in Water- 
loo, la.,— known as the Allen Printing Co. 

Lt. DENNIS A. KOEPP '69 is stationed 
with the U.S. Navy in the Philippines. 
Before entering the military service; he was 
employed by the Ford Motor Co., Dear : 
born, Mich. 

Winning a 10-day expense paid round trip 
to Italy for her sewing contest entry was 
CATHERINE BURGHER MC CABE '69, 
Grantsburg. Her husband MICHAEL '70 is 
an industrialarts instructor there. 

ROBERT L. FELDKAMP '69 has been 
promoted to supervisor of quality in printed 
circuit subassembly for Univac in Minneap- 
olis. 

NORMA ANDERSON KLIMKE '69 has 

completed a special internship at Walker Art 
Center. She lives with her husband 
ROBERT '68 in Edina, Minn. 

RUTH EGGERT '70, former extension 
economist, has been named youth home 
economist in the Shawano County Exten- 
sion office. She will work mainly with the 
4— H program and to act as director of the 
expanded foods, nutrition and education 
program in the extension office. 

JOHN MS '63, Ed.S. '71 and AUDREY 
GNIFFKE ANDERSON '64 reside with 
their two sons in Excelsior, Minn. He is 
department chairman for industrial arts in 
the Minnetonka School System. 

PATRICIA KESTLY '71, Hibbing, Minn., 
couldn't find a teaching job so she started 
her own nursery school two mornings a 
week. The objective of "The Curiosity 
Shop," held in Faith Lutheran Church in 
Chisholm, Minn., for youngsters 3-5 years, 
is to better enable children to cope with 
their environment. Her husband GREG BS 
'70, MS '71 is a work evaluator at the 
Community Workshop Development Center 
in Hibbing. 

SHARON SUCHLA '72 is teaching home 
economics at West Junior High School in 
Wisconsin Rapids. 

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Distinguished Alumni Honored. Clyde A. Bowman (right) Laguna Hills, Calif.; and 
Rosalind C. Lifquist, Washington, D.C., were the two distinguished alumni honored 
during spring commencement ceremonies. Bowman was the first dean of industrial 
education at Stout and served as acting president in 1922. Miss Lifquist had a life-long 
career of educational and service activities related to the field of home economics. She 
has held a number of key positions in the field including consumer economic specialist 
for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, before retiring this year. Both received plaques 
citing them for their accomplishments. Looking on is Chancellor Robert S. Swanson. 



High School in Fond du Lac for the 
1973-7 '4 school year is RHODA J.WARREN 
PROCHNOW '72, Markesan, 

CHRISTINE GERMAINE ALBERTSON 

'72, Haddonfield, N. J., graduated in May 
from Perth Amboy General Hospital after 
serving a nine-month internship. 



1973 

BILL RUDOLPH, Menomonee Falls, is 
employed by Briggs and Stratton, Mil- 
waukee. 

A new face at Eisenhower High School in 
New Berlin is TOM SELVICK. 

LARRY WALLEN, Cushing, is an indus- 
trial engineer with Donaldson Co., Inc., 
Dixon, I1L 

A new employee at Wik Homes, Mazo- 
manie, is STEVE OLBERT, Mondovi. 

GARY KEMPEN, Kaukauna, is employed 
with International Harvester in Eau Claire. 

Teaching industrial arts at Port Washing- 
ton High School is WILLIAM ROEHR. 

Nikolet College has a new guidance 
counselor. He is DAVID CHRISTOF- 
FERSEN, Ogema. 

DONNA FINUCAN, Mauston, is serving 
her dietetic internship at the University of 
Arizona at Tucson. 

FRANCIS ANDERL, Bloomer, is a 
TV-studio technician at WCCO-TV, Min- 
neapolis. 

A new industrial education instructor at 



Bowler Public Schools is TOM W. SMITH, 
Caroline. 

A new teacher at Sheboygan North High 
School is TOM VANDENBERG, Kaukauna. 

Employed by Brown' and Bigelow, St. 
Paul, is RONALD B. JOHNSON, Minneap- 
olis. 

JEFFREY P. DE BRUIN is a manufac- 
turing engineer for General Electric in 
Columbia, Tenn. 

MIKE WETTSTEIN is teaching industrial 
education at the Waukesha Junior High 
School for the 1973-74 school term. 

An industrial arts instructor with the 
Elkhorn Area School is MICHAEL 
OGREZOVICH, Waukesha. 

ELEANOR WENDT, Ft. Atkinson, is 
teaching home economics at Watertown 
High School. 

Holding a fashion merchandising degree, 
NANCY KAY EKUM is employed by the 
Young Quinlan Department Store in Min- 
neapolis. 

MICHAEL MUCHOWSKI is an industrial 
arts instructor at Horning Middle School, 
Waukesha. 

The newest member of the managerial 
staff of the Sports Chalet at Scotsland 
Resort, Oconomowoc, is MIKE LO 
CICERO. 

MARK BLAHNIK, Lena, is employed by 
the Gehl Manufacturing Co., West Bend, as a 
design engineer. 

Employed by Arps Corp. as an industrial 
engineer is DOUGLAS KRENZ, Fall Creek. 



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MARY CAVE, Wilson, is employed with 
Wausau West High SchooL 

JEFFERY SCHEEL, Menomonie, has 
been named St. Croix County Extension 
Manpower agent with headquarters in 
Hudson. His duties are to analyze and 
interpret employment needs of the county, 
available manpower, training opportunities 
and possibilities for employment expansion. 



larriages 

1965-1970 

MARILYN JEAN MILLER '65 to JOHN 
EDWARD STREIF '68, Apr. 7, in Prairie 
Farm. At home in Altoona where the groom 
teaches industrial arts. The bride teaches 
home economics at Mondovi High School. 

Maria Ebinal to JERRY W. PUSCH '68, 
Apr. 14, in Racine where they reside. He 
teaches graphic arts at Horlick High. 

Susan O'Neil to ARTHUR PAULSON '69 
June 16, in Stiles. At home in Lena. 

KATHLEEN MARIE KUNICK '70 to 
RONALD L. SONJU '72, June 23, 1972, in 
Madison. At home in East Moline, I1L, 
where he teaches vocational electronics at 
United Township High SchooL She is an 
eariy childhood education instructor at 
Black Hawk State College. 

CYNTHIA COBB '70 to Ronald 
Pederson, June 23, in Manitowoc. At home 
in Valders. 

Barbara Ann Carver to JEREL J. 
JOHNSON '70, Apr. 21, in Greenville, S. C, 
where they reside. The groom is employed 
by the General Electric Co. as a production, 
control systems specialist. He is also doing 
graduate work at Furman University. 

1971-1972 

BRENDA SENG '71 to Dennis Brandt, 
Aug. 11, in PotosL At home in Kalamazoo, 
Mich, 

Mary King to DAVID SZALANSKI '71, 
June 16, in Whitefish Bay. 

JO ELLEN CHIAPPETTA '71 to Jackie 
Anacker, Mar. 31, in Menomonie. At home 
in St. Paul where the bride is employed by 
the Donaldson Co. 

Sue Ann Smith Sears to JAMES F. 
ADAMS '71, Apr. 14, in Janesville. He 
teaches industrial arts at Evansville Middle 
SchooL At home in Janesville. 

COLLEEN KAPLAN '71 to Charles 
Nielsen, May 26, in Racine. 

MARY ANDERS '71 to MICHAEL 

iCOSLOWSKI '71, May26, in Oshkosh. At 
home in Oshkosh where the groom teaches 
graphic arts and driver education at Oshkosh 
West High SchooL The bride is a home 
economics teacher at Winneconne High 
SchooL 

ALEXIS NELSON '72 to Howard 
Tenpas, July 22, 1972. At home in Superior 
where she teacnes nome economics at the 
high schooL 

KAREN MICKELSON '72 to BILL 
PENDLETON '73, May 19, in Sister Bay. At 
home in Gary, Ind., where both the bride 
and groom are teaching. 

JoAnn Loiz to STEPHEN DOEDE '72, 



Apr. 21, in Wausau where the couple 
resides. He is employed with Keystone Pipe 
and Supply Co. in Schofield. 

SHIRLEY BERG '72 to Mike Meindel, 
May 26, in Bloomer. They reside in 
Bloomer. 

LOIS CZERWINSKI '72 to JEFFREY 
MEINERZ '72, May 5, in Hales Corners. At 
home in Denver where the groom is vice- 
president of Meinerz Dehydrating. 

BETH PRINDLE '72 to EDWARD 
LEHNERT '71, June 2, in Appleton. At 
home in Milwaukee where the groom is 
employed with Imperial Lithographing Co. 

BARBARA BEHREND '72 to Charles A. 
Hoffman. Feb. 17, in Klondike. She teaches 
at Einstein Junior High School in Appleton. 
At home in Green Bay. 

1973 

KAY ANN SCHNEIDER to MICHAEL 
FETT '72, June 9, in Manitowoc. At home 
in New Holstein .where the groom is a 
construction superintendent for A. C. Fett 
and Sons Construction Co. 

LAURIE DROSSART to JIM HITTMAN, 

June 2, in Casco. The couple resides in 
Milwaukee. 

KAREN BREITZMAN to KEITH 
PETERSON '72, May 26, in Oshkosh. He is 
employed at Mercury Marine. At home in 
Fond du Lac. 

KATHRYN PEICHL to BRUCE 
LARSEN '72, June 2, in Janesville. At home 
in Minneapolis. 

PATRICIA DIETZLER to Roy R. 

Rimmele, May 19, in Wisconsin Rapids. At 
home in Key West, Fla. 

COLLEEN THORP to KENNETH 
POKALLUS '72, May 12, in Menomonie. 
He is employed with Scientific Computers,, 
Inc., Minneapolis. At home in Brooklyn 
Park, Minn. 



Deaths 



Little Devils 



A third son, Tim, Mar. 4, to LARRY '63 
and JUDITH WIKKERINK NEWMAN '63, 
Menomonee Falls. 

A son, Keith Joseph, Mar. 4, to ROGER 
'67 and HELEN BARMORE SHIMON '67, 
Sussex. He is an industrial arts instructor. 

A daughter, Shannon Antonia, Jan. 17, to 
ANTHONY '67 and MARY ANN GRAHAM 
KOJIS '66, Boise, Ida. 

A daughter, Heather Ann, Sept. 13, to 
PETER '67 and KATHLEEN WARDLAW 
CONNORS '68, Bloomington, Minn. He is a 
research specialist at the University of 
Minnesota's School of Public Health. 

A second daughter, Kristin Louise, Dec. 
15, to Dean and ANN RUDE ZICKERT '68, 
Minneapolis. 

A son, Oct. 5 to JACK A. MS '71 and 
ANNE GADERLUND MS '71, Elgin, I1L He 
is director of audio-visual communications 
at Elgin Community Cqllege, 

A daughter Asante Tchiba, Apr. 18, to 
MICHAEL D. MS '72 and MYRTLE 
COLLINS DICKSON MS '73, Long Island, 
N.Y. He is a media specialist for the Board 
of Cooperative Educational'Services. 

A daughter, Angela- Marie, Nov. 6, to 
ALAN '73 and PHYLLIS HAKE TAYLOR 
'69, Westmont. I1L 



HELEN PARKHURST Dip. '06, 86, 
June, in New Milford, Conn. A native of 
Durand, she originated the Dalton Plan of 
Education and was founder and head- 
mistress of the Dalton School of New York. 
She also authored four books entitled, 
"Education On The Dalton Plan," which 
was published in 58 languages; "Exploring 
The Child's Mind;" "Growing Pains" and 
"Undertow." 

FRED L. CURRAN Dip. '08, BS '21, 94, 
Apr. 12, in Menomonee, Mich. He taught at 
Stout from 1908 until his retirement in 
1939. He has co-authored a book and 
written magazine articles. A residence hall 
on the Stout campus has been named after 
him. Survived by two daughters and a son. 

OTTO E. BRUNKOW '13, 81, Sandwich, 
I1L, May 7. He taught architectural drawing 
and design at Stout fot two years following 
his graduation. 

ARMIN GERHARDT SR. Dip. '25, BS 
'33, Neenah, July 14, 1972. 

EVERIS NELSON '34, Mar. 17, of a 
heart attack. He had retired from Fullerton, 
Calif., Community College after 36 years in 
technical education. 

A Menomonie native, GERHARDT W. 
NEUBAUER '38, 57, May 24, at Avon Park, 
Fla., where he resided since retirement in 
1971. Survived by his wife and a daughter. 




AUGUST 
SCHULZ 



August J. Schulz, 44, a professor 
at Stout and a recognized leader in 
the field of safety and driver educa- 
tion, died May 26 following an appar- 
ent heart attack at his home. 

A native of Oshkosh, Dr. Schulz 
served on numerous state committees 
for safety and driver education and 
held several national offices. He 
received a Bachelor's degree in indus- 
trial education from Stout in 1953. 
In 1959, he received a Master's 
degree from the Center for Safety at 
New York University, and in 1969, a 
Doctorate from the Center. He came 
to Stout as ah instructor in 1964. 

An untiring worker both in and 
out of the classroom, Dr. Schulz was 
an advisor to the Phi Sigma Epsilon 
Fraternity and a member of many 
civic organizations including the 
Kiwanis. 

Dr. Schulz was a member of the 
Governor's Technical Committee for 
Driver Education; vice-chairman of 
the Teacher Education and Research 
Division of the National Safety 
Council; and a past chairman of the 
Higher Education Division of the 
American Driver and Traffic Safety 
Education Association. 



People You Know 

Remember Sam Neiman? He 
remembered us! Sam attended Stout 
for a year in 1924-25, and returned for 
the first time last April to attend 
Stout's annual haute cuisine dinner. 
He and his wife drove all the way from 
Texas for the affair. Sam has been in 
the contracting business in San 
Antonio for the past 40 years. He told 
us he has always been sorry he did not 
stay at Stout and get his degree. He 
remembers .Clyde Bowman,. Daisy 
Kugel and President Nelson; and he 
remembers -instructor Robert Welch 
making him quit chewing tobacco to 
"clean up" his forging: fire. While at 
Stout, he was a member of the Square 
and Compass Club and wrestled as a 
bantam-weight. 



Campus Notes 

Jim Bjornerud is the new chairman 
of the Faculty Senate at Stout. He suc- 
ceeds Gerald Donley. Bjornerud offi- 
cially began his one-year term of office 
at the Senate's meeting on May 3. 



* # * * 



William Usdane, assistant commis- 
sioner for program development, 
Rehabilitation Services Administra- 
tion, Department of Health, Education 
and Welfare, was presented with the 
Distinguished Service Award during 
the annual spring banquet of Stout's 
Department of Rehabilitation and 
Manpower Services. 



# * * * 



Promotions in academic rank for 
nine Stout faculty members were 
approved last spring in Madison at a 
meeting of the University of Wisconsin 
System Board of Regents. The Board 
also granted tenure to 39 staff 
members on the Stout campus. Pro- 
moted from associate professor to 
professor were: Mehar Arora, Indus- 
trial Management; Oscar Carlson, 
Biology; Janice M. Keil, Human Devel- 
opment, Family Living and 
Community Education Services; and 
Wilson Kleibacker, Chemistry. 

Those assistant professors promoted 
to the associate professor rank include 
Dennis J. Dunn, Rehabilitation and 
Manpower Services; A. E. Muller, 
Materials and Processes; Calvin Stoudt, 
Counseling and Personnel Services; 
Douglas A. Wikum, Biology; and Anita 

The Chancellor's office has also 
announced that two staff members 
have been promoted from instructor 
to assistant professor. They are 
Lawrence Olivia, Habitational 
Resources; and Warren Wade, Social 



Greg Mickelson of Menomonie and 
his family "think Stout." Greg is a '68 
graduate. His wife, Jacqueline Foley 
Mickelson, is a '69 graduate. Greg's 
sister, Terri Mickelson, is a '70 grad- 
uate. Another sister, Roxanne 
Mickelson, and a cousin, John Kessler, 
are currently students at Stout. And 
another cousin, Christine Mickelson 
Magnusson, is a '72 graduate. We 
would like to hear about other families 
who "think Stout." 



George and Helen Diamond Wicher 
•25 reside in Harlingcn, Tex. They live 
in the Lower Rio Grande Valley which 
is very quiet and scenic. Kathleen 
Hughes Bailey '25 is a neighbor to 
them. In addition, Willard '36 and 
K. Wilson, Food Services and Nutrition. 



Science. Change in rank from instruc- 
tor to assistant professor does not 
require Board approval. 

Those named by the Board to 
receive tenure include Donna 
Albrecht, Brooke Anson, Raoul 
Barlow, William E. Beane, Sue B. 
Beckham, Caroline M. Bosworth, Paul 
J. Carollo, Robert E. Dahlke, Dennis J. 
Dunn, Paul R. Edmondson, Esther K. 
Faris, Sandra Gill, R. Pinckney Hall, 
Judith Herr, Carol Hogstad, Dennis 
Hoogenboom, Kenneth Kajer, Janice 
M. Keil, Warren . P. Lang, Terrance 
Lynch, David McCordick, Arthur 
Matthews, John Medelman, Eva Gail 
Misfeldt, William J. Mueller, Gerald 
Myers, Donald E. Osegard, Terry F. 
Petrie. John S. Salo, J. Anthony 
Samenfink, Arnold Sax, Roger 
Schaefer, William Schulman, Charles 
E. Smith, Renate Tietz, Lois H. 
VonBerg, John Wesolek and Douglas 
A. Wikum. 

* . * * # 

The editor of a Carnegie Commis- 
sion Report on Higher Education and 
the man responsible for Minnesota's 
unified learning resources concept 
were the keynoters for Stout's eighth 
annual Educational Media and Tech- 
nology Conference', July 16 through 
July 18. 

The addresses were delivered by 
Verne A. Stadtman, assistant director 
and editor of the Carnegie Commission 
Report entitled, "The Fourth Revolu- 
tion: Instructional Technology in 
Higher Education," and Luther 
Brown, dean of Learning Resources at 
St. Cloud State College, St. Cloud, 
Minn. 

The purpose of the Conference is to 
bring librarians and audio -visual 
specialists up-to-date on what is going 



Page 1 1 

Elizabeth Williams Hanson '36 have a 
winter home there. 

* * * # 

Employed by ARA Services Co. 
(Midwest Area) are three Stout grads. 
Ann Freidrich '72 is a dietitian at a 
hospital in Rockford, III, while Dale 
Evert '72 is food service director at St. 
Anthony's Hospital in Carroll, la. 
James F. .Conley III '68 hasjoined the 
Midwest Area as marketing director 
for Community and Schools Services. 

* * * * 

Another family thinks Stout! 
Edward J. Kriz BS '39, MS '62 is an 
industrial arts consultant and voca- 
tional coordinator for the Kenosha 
Unified Schools. A son Paul '68 
teaches in Birmingham, Mich., and 
another son Peter '71 teaches in 
Northbrook,Ul. 

on in their respective fields. People 
from throughout Wisconsin and its 
neighboring states are expected to 
attend. 



A regional advisory group of top- 
level executives from business and 
industry has been formed at Stout. 
Entitled the Board of Business and 
Industrial Advisors, the organization 
consists of individuals from policy- 
making positions in the business 
community who will work with 
administrators and faculty at Stout in 
efforts to more closely tie higher 
education to business and industry. 

The group, which reports directly to 
the Chancellor, replaces what had been 
previously known as the Board of 
Visitors at Stout, The 18-member 
Board will be expanded to include 24 
persons from key industrial positions 
in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois, 
and each Board member will work 
with a faculty counterpart on campus. 
The group will also inform the Univer- 
sity on new developments and 
personnel needs within the fields of 
the various members. 

The following people have been 
elected to the Board's three-man ex- 
ecutive committee: Robert Bachmann, 
Milwaukee, chairman; Harold Polzer, 
Madison, vice-chairman; and Sanford 
Kruger, Eau Claire, at-large member. 
Bachmann is assistant to the vice- 
president for industrial relations at 
Kearney and Trecker Corp.; Polzer is 
personnel director at Oscar Mayer 
Co., and Kruger is factory manager 
of the Eau Claire Uniroyal Plant. 

Appointed by the Chancellor at 
Stout, the Board will meet semi- 
annually. 



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Retirements 

(continued from page 5) 



High School, Flint Technical High School and the Armored 
Force School, Fort Knox, Ky. He is listed in "Who's Who in 
America" and is a past president of the American Vocational 
Association. A registered professional engineer, he has also 
served as a consultant for Franklin Book Program, Inc., 
Djakarta, Indonesia, and is the author of several publications. 

William J. Micheels, former president of Stout, called Jarvis 
a "conscientious teacher, able administrator and loyal friend." 
Jarvis is widely known in the industrial education field and has 
been the recipient of numerous awards for his professional 
efforts. 

A dinner in his honor was held Sept. 22. 

Miss Meiller has been on the Stout staff for the past 23 
years. She received degrees from Kansas State Agriculture 
College; Kansas State College, Manhattan; and a diploma from 
John Hopkins Hospital. She is the author of articles written 
for the American Home Economics Association, and several 
other professional publications. In 1967, she served as a 
faculty member for the workshop on "The Role of the 
Consultant and Part-time Dietitian" for the Wisconsin Dietetic 
Association and Wisconsin Department of Health and Social 
Services. She is also a member of numerous professional 
organizations. Miss Meiller taught nutrition at Kansas State 
College before coming to Stout. 

Wall joined the University in 1952 after teaching industrial 
arts at the high school and college levels. He received his 
Bachelor, Master's and Doctorate degrees from the University 
of Minnesota. He holds honorary life membership in the 
American Council of Industrial Arts Teacher Education, and 
has written a variety of articles and publications for his field. 
He has been active in campus organizations and professional 
groups. Wall has also served as a consultant for vocational 
schools. 

Miss Lengfeld has been at Stout for 17 years. She received 
degrees from UW— Madison and the University of Minnesota. . 
Beginning with an elementary education teaching assignment 
in 1921 near Logan, la., Miss Lengfeld's career carried her to a 
variety of institutions. Among them are the University of 
Minnesota, Wilson College, UW— Madison, and Dickinson State 
Teachers College. She is the author of several articles on 
speech and related areas. 

Miss Boe joined the Stout staff in 1964, after teaching in 
Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Nebraska. She 



received her degrees from St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minn., 
and UW— Madison. 

Redkey, a nationally known expert in the field of voca- 
tional rehabilitation, joined the Stout staff three years ago 
after retirement from government service. A graduate of Ohio 
State University and George Washington University, Redkey's 
citations include the Distingusihed Service Award from the 
College of Administrative Science at Ohio State University. 

Mrs. Blank came to Stout in 1969. She received her 
Bachelor's degree from UW-Eau Claire and her Master of 
Science degree in guidance from Stout. 



Sports 






1973-74 BASKETBALL SCHEDULE 


Nov. 24 Minnesota Morris* 


Jan. 26 


River Falls 


Dec. 1 Augsburg* 


Jan. 28 


Platteville* 


Dec. 7 Stevens Point* 


Feb. 2 


Oshkosh* 


Dec. 8 Whitewater* 


Feb. 4 


Superior 


Dec. 12 La Crosse 


Feb. 8 


Stevens Point 


Dec. 15 River Falls* 


Feb. 9 


Whitewater 


Dec. 19 St. Cloud 


Feb. 12 


Eau Claire 


Dec. 22 Southwest Texas State U.* 


Feb. 20 


Superior* 


Dec. 28 Kearney Neb. Tourney 


Feb. 23 


La Crosse* 


Jan. 2 Green Bay Tourney 


Feb. 25 


Eau Claire* 


Jan. 17 Winona 


Feb. 28 


Platteville 


Jan. 23 Oshkosh 






•-Home Games (Begin at 8 


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